Published: 7th Jan 2020

The £138m Scottish Regeneration Capital Grant Fund has helped 138 projects since 2014 and is estimated to have the potential to support over 400 community facilities and services and create more than 7,000 jobs. The fund aims to support locally developed, place-based regeneration projects that involve local Scottish communities, the funding focuses on projects that involve areas that suffer from high levels of deprivation and disadvantage. It’s been delivered in partnership between the Scottish Government and the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA). 18 projects will receive funding in 2020, including the Torry Community Hub in Aberdeen and Possilpark community and family centre in Glasgow. Communities secretary Aileen Campbell, said: ‘Since 2014, the Regeneration Capital Grant Fund has supported over 100 projects working to improve our communities to drive local regeneration projects themselves and create sustainable towns and cities that work for them. ‘As well as helping to regenerate communities … (To read the full article, subscribe below)